"What a Friend We Have in Jesus"

"What a Friend We Have in Jesus"

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Description (Brief)

This music strip was made by an unknown maker in the United States, around 1880-1890. It is a music strip (4 feet long) - "What a Friend We Have in Jesus,” music by Charles Crozat Converse This strip can be played in 14-note organettes.

As indicated in an 1885 Catalog of Music for the Orguinette, the price of music was 4 cents per foot. The length of the music strip indicated above, is from the catalog.

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Object Name
music strip
date made
place made
United States
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: rolled: 9 1/2 in x 2 in; 24.13 cm x 5.08 cm
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accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of May Flewellen McMillan, Ph.D., in memory of Charles Edward McMillan and Eugene Charlton McMillan, Jr., M.D.
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National Museum of American History
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